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Man who fell from M6 bridge dies in hospital

Motorway bridge fall photo A man who fell from a motorway bridge near Carlisle has died in hospital.

Last updated 22 March 2015
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Police appeal after man goes missing

Cumbria Police are appealing for information about a man who has been missing since Friday.

Last updated 22 March 2015
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Malicious calls to fire service drop by two-thirds

Andrew Bell photo Fire chiefs have reported a dramatic fall in the number of hoax calls which were made in Cumbria last year.

Last updated 22 March 2015
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Cumbrian woman helped her partner deal drugs

A mother who acted as a “receptionist” for her partner’s cannabis dealing operation sobbed as he was led from the dock to start his 10-month jail term.

Last updated 22 March 2015
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Large shop and new multi-storey car park in city centre set for go-ahead

Lowther Street graphic Ambitious plans for a major retail development in the heart of Carlisle are poised to get the go-ahead.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Former pupils backing the fight to save St Bees School

High-flying former pupils are among scores of people financially backing the battle to save closure-threatened St Bees School.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Hospitals beds crisis is easing, say NHS bosses

The beds crisis that has hit north Cumbria's two key hospitals is now easing, say health chiefs.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Police appeal after dogs rip off sheep's ear

A SHEEP had its ear ripped off after being attacked in a field by two terrier type dogs near Whitehaven.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Felltops warning after four walkers rescued from Helvellyn

Mountain rescuers who led walkers to safety from Helvellyn have issued a warning about continuing wintry conditions on Cumbria's high fells.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Charity fundraiser in memory of biker killed in crash

Joshua Wilson photo The family of a teenager who died in a motorbike crash is holding a charity fundraiser to say thank you to the air medics who battled to save his life.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Cumbria's new High Sheriff officially 'pricked' by Queen

High Sheriff Sam Rayner photo Cumbria's new High Sheriff has been officially “pricked” by the Queen during an ancient ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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'Outraged' wife walked out on husband after he handled stolen goods

Meat stolen in a burglary at a butcher’s shop was found by police at the home of a man living in Carlisle, a court heard.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Written off by doctors, Cumbrian girl now takes first steps

Lillie-Mai Jackson photo A little girl who lost her legs after being struck down by meningitis as a baby has taken her first steps.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Drugs man who burgled neighbour's home jailed

A criminal who burgled a neighbour’s home the day before he was caught with a stash of drugs has been jailed for 32 months.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Coroner’s sadness at suicide of woman, 42

A coroner spoke of his sadness as he recorded a verdict of suicide on a woman who was found dead in her home.

Last updated 21 March 2015
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Booze ban on Carlisle trains

A crackdown on drunken behaviour on Saturday night trains from Carlisle is set to be stepped up.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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National nuclear college to be built in west Cumbria

Alan Smith photo A new multi-million pound facility to train the next generation of nuclear workers will be built in west Cumbria, the Government has confirmed.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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North Cumbria's hospitals to retain major incident status over weekend

Cumberland Infirmary photo North Cumbria's two acute hospitals will remain under major incident status throughout the weekend, say NHS bosses. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Three arrests following robbery in Carlisle

Three people have been arrested by police after two incidents in Carlisle earlier today.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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West Cumbrian man denies railway arson charges

A man has denied being responsible for causing fires which resulted in more than £550,000 damage to property belonging to Ravenglass and Eskdale railway.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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